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DIY: Budget-Friendly Wallpaper Headboard

Learn how to make a handsome headboard using hollow-core doors and textured wallpaper.

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10 Easy DIY Projects To Try This Weekend

What are weekends for if not to tackle a fun DIY project? Check out these 10 ideas from bloggers that you can do yourself in a day or two, and visit our DIY Archives for more inspiration.

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9 Dorm Room Decorating Hacks

Consider the dorm room as a perfect blank canvas for test-driving a fledgling decor sensibility. It’s pretty democratic since everyone is given the same raw materials, and it can be freeing to convey personality without permanence. Here are quick, inexpensive ways to customize a space and carve out a signature look…

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Design Hack: Bamboo Headboard

A tropical vibe is easy to capture with inexpensive materials. Stylist Jenn Cranston subs a bamboo screen for a headboard in the bedroom of her cottage, and disguised the ugly cords of the pendant lights by wrapping them in raffia for a vacay vibe.

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DIY: Hemp Rug Headboard

A woven hemp rug works beautifully as a headboard, thanks to its organic woven texture that helps create a focal point above a bed. This one’s round shape invites a second look, ensuring that the bed holds its own amid the exotic pieces in this eclectic bedroom. What you’ll need: a rug and nails.

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DIY: Tapestry Headboard

Twin fabric panels in a colorful botanical pattern feel like tapestries when placed at the head of the bed. They give the soft look of an upholstered headboard without the fuss and are a great way to try out pattern without making the commitment to wallpaper. What you’ll need: a…

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DIY: Painted Canvas Headboard

Casually propped against the wall, these painted canvases act as a focal point that feels unfitted and minimal. Dusty pink softens the bedroom’s loft-like white floors and walls, while a linen-colored panel picks up the tone of the nightstand, armchair and bench. What you’ll need: Canvases in various sizes (see…

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Liven Up A Too-Beige Bedroom

How to add contrast with bedding.